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Old 12-27-2013, 01:31 PM   #18
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UF4LIFE is running a 1.5 drop on 22's with 315's in the back so you should be good. I talked to Dougfr about fitting 315's and the only issue I have to worry about is to tie the brake line back a little...
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Old 12-28-2013, 01:05 AM   #19
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I have the Pfadt ZL1 Camaro, running their complete front and rear suspension parts, lowered, have the stock ZL1 black wheels, just put on 295-30x20 front, 315-30x20 rear, no rubbing, no clearance issues at all.
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Old 12-28-2013, 01:38 AM   #20
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How low of a drop ? Have pics?
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Old 12-28-2013, 08:12 AM   #21
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The correct offset is the big requirement. I'm running the 315 Nitto's mounted on CCW 505a rims 20x11.5 in back, and 20x10 in front (CCW website has all measurements for reference and upon my ordering they were great to work with. Easy!)

Also have had 2 different suspension set up's with this rim/tire combo. My very first mod just after purchase of Camaro was springs/sways and rims/tires. Ordered Detroit Speed & Engineering spring set up. Then after a year plus, stepped up into new version, complete Phadt Stage 4 coil over suspension when they launched it at CF4.

No issues with either suspension package with the 315's in back

I only had to tie back the parking brake line, as it rubbed with my deep rims (lowered or not this is required) I have noticed upon removing rear tires, that I have rubbed the inside of fender liner, however since doing some auto crossing is reason.
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Old 12-29-2013, 12:00 AM   #22
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Drop must be 1.25" front maybe 1.5" in rear...sits pretty level.
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Old 12-29-2013, 09:46 AM   #23
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I have a question about lowering my 2012 SS. I just got done lowering the car 1" all the way around. Although I bought and installed just a 1" drop spring the car sits so low to the ground right now. I have a low profile small floor jack and when I lowered the car I couldn't get the jack out. Only way to get frame off of jack was to jack the car back up and place 2X6's under the front tires. This just gave me enough room to work the jack out from under the front of my car. My question is did I get the right springs and only lowered my car an inch. Has any one else seen this issue when just dropping the car 1"? Should there be a certain ground clearance from the front frame to the ground and if so what should that be? I could use all of your knowledge in finding out that I got the correct springs.
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Old 12-29-2013, 08:49 PM   #24
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I have a question about lowering my 2012 SS. I just got done lowering the car 1" all the way around. Although I bought and installed just a 1" drop spring the car sits so low to the ground right now. I have a low profile small floor jack and when I lowered the car I couldn't get the jack out. Only way to get frame off of jack was to jack the car back up and place 2X6's under the front tires. This just gave me enough room to work the jack out from under the front of my car. My question is did I get the right springs and only lowered my car an inch. Has any one else seen this issue when just dropping the car 1"? Should there be a certain ground clearance from the front frame to the ground and if so what should that be? I could use all of your knowledge in finding out that I got the correct springs.

Yup most of us with lowered Camaro's and for those with ground kits! I'm both lowered and with GFX so I must drive car up on my Race Ramps first, then use my low-pro jack. (the RR versions I have are for my car trailer door)
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Old 12-29-2013, 09:12 PM   #25
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Mine fits after I pick up on the car about a half inch. Its no big deal.
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Old 12-29-2013, 09:27 PM   #26
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Im guessing it depends on your offset for example im going with the fr zl1 rep 20x10 +23 all around with 275 40 20 and i think from the offset im hoping ill be good or maybe i should get 275 35 20? "Scratching head"
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Old 12-30-2013, 12:20 AM   #27
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I'd talk to Doug or one of the people from factory reproductions and they can tell you what works an what doesn't. If I can fit a 20x11 wrapped in a 315 on a 2 inch drop 2010 ss then you should be safe as well.
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Old 12-30-2013, 11:03 PM   #28
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Its the downside to lowering...giving up suspension travel, and bringing the bottom of the car closer to the ground. Lowering you Camaro 1" shouldn't have made it that bad...maybe it is lower than the aftermarket springs said they would do. Go to the dealer and measure a new one, front and rear, then measure yours at the same place, top dead center of each side wheel well. See what that difference is.
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Old 12-30-2013, 11:06 PM   #29
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I'm at 28.5 inches on the rear with a 2 inch drop
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